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Hello, World!

I'm Philly.

Thats me!

About Me

My name is Phillbert Neil Tan but people normally call me Philly. I'm currently a First Year student at 🎓 The University of British Columbia in the Bachelor of Arts program hoping to major in 🖥 Computer Science and minor in 📈 Commerce.

Within UBC, I typically go to lecture mindlessly trusting the natural recursion while going about my classes. Otherwise, I'm currently in UBC Launch Pad -- UBC's Software Engineering club currently contributing to its in-house Slack Management bot, rocket2.

Outside of UBC, I'm the current DevOps Lead and a Fullstack Developer in Dashboard Philippines to help provide more up-to-date information amidst the quarantine life in the Philippines.

I'm also actively joining hackathons while I can such as Hack the North, DubHacks, and UBC's own nwHacks.

I've been coding since 7 years old and since then, my philosophy is to create for others and to create to learn. That is to realize that doing great is being able to help the lives of others in any way, shape, or form.

I hope to do well and to do great -- for and with others.


The University of British Columbia

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Bachelor of Arts Candidate for Computer Science

Dean's List Standing (Winter 2019)

89.2% (as of May, 2019)

Expected to Graduate on: May 2023

Latest Projects

Dashboard Philippines

Fullstack + DevOps Developer

In partnership with: Google, Notion, DigitalOcean, ProtonMail, Slack, Intercom, MongoDB, Secuna, Globe Telecom, Philippine Red Cross, Department of Information and Communications Technology - Philippines, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Department of Health - Philippines, and more.

Dashboard Philippines is a website aimed to provide information to Filipino citizens during the quarantine life. Through Dashboard Philippines, users are able to gain up-to-date information on available resources and donation centers.

SignLingo [UBC Local Hack Day - Build Day 2019]

SignLingo is an ASL learning tool that translates visual hand signs into alphabetic characters with the goal of making communication more accessible to those with hearing impairments.

X-LEARN [Hack the North 2019]

X-LEARN is a web-based application which detects different diseases on patient X-ray photos. We harness machine learning to give doctors accurate predictions on aliments.

ChargeUp [DubHacks 2019]

chargeUP is a web application which allows users to rent out and locate the nearest personal EV charging ports.

Project Amihan

Project Amihan is a collaborative effort to crowdsource air quality data in different sectors around the Philippines. Through Project Amihan, users are able to download air quality data for research purposes and the like.

XS VoYC 2020 Website [Freelance Work]

The Xavier School Voice of the Youth Concert (XS VoYC) aims to promote its chosen advocacy through a celebration of music and entertainment. Hosted yearly, the Xavier School Variety Show receives an audience of over two thousand attendees. The concert showcases a wide array of talented performers, including bands, dance troupes, celebrities, and much more.